Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 610 Unit: ff. 1–58 and ff. 73–122Leabhar na Rátha

  • Irish
  • 1453–1454
  • Irish manuscripts
  • parchment
Leabhar na Rátha
Book of Pottlerath
manuscript miscellanies Irish histories Irish narrative literature vernacular Irish verse Irish genealogies
Provenance and related aspects
Hands, scribes
Ó Cléirigh (Seaán Buidhe)Ó Cléirigh (Seaán Buidhe)
Entry reserved for but not yet available from the subject index.

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Mac Aodhagáin (Giolla na Naomh)
Mac Aodhagáin (Giolla na Naomh)
(fl. 15th century)
Irish scribe.

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Butler (Edmund MacRichard)
Butler (Edmund MacRichard)
Edmund MacRichard Butler, or in Irish, Éamonn Mac Risteard Buitilléar, was head of the Butlers of Polestown, eldest son of Sir Richard Butler and nephew to James Butler, fourth earl of Ormond; ‘MacRichard of Ossory’.

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Codicological information
Table of contents

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[dig. img.] Oxford Digital Library, Early manuscripts at Oxford University, Online: University of Oxford, 2001–present. URL: <>.
[ed.] Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “The Laud synchronisms. From Laud 610, fol. 112 a 1–116 b 1”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 9 (1913): 471–485.
CELT – edition: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
Edition of the synchronisms on ff. 112r–116v.
C. A., Dennis Groenewegen
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